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For the Love of Bach!

An announcement passed along from the post-grad ghost of kitab, a short and sweet concert for your listening pleasure:

Please join us for a splendid evening of Bach on Thursday, November 30, 2017 at 7:00pm in the Memorial Chapel located on 221 High Street, Middletown, CT.

Under the direction of Nadya Potemkina, AD HOC BACH Choir and Orchestra present:

J. S. Bach, Cantata “Ich habe genug,” BWV 82
William Doreza, bass

J.S. Bach, Cantata “Gott, der Herr, ist Sonn und Schild,” BWV 79
Anna Apostolidis, soprano
Carli Poisson, alto
William Doreza, bass

J. S. Bach, Suite No. 1 for [non]Cello Solo, BWV 1007
Libby van Cleve, oboe
Nadya Potemkina, viola
Alex Waterman, cello

Date: Thursday, November 30
Time: 7pm
Place: Memorial Chapel
Cost: Free!

Wesleyan University Orchestra Children’s Concert and Musical Petting Zoo

orchestra_eventAn event not JUST for kids from the CFA:

Children can learn about all the instruments in the orchestra and how they work together. The performance by the Wesleyan University Orchestra under the direction of Adjunct Assistant Professor of Music Nadya Potemkina will be followed by a multi-station instrument petting zoo—a great experience for children of all ages.

Date: Saturday, February 27
Time: 3-4:30 PM
Place: Crowell Concert Hall

Wesleyan University Orchestra and Choir

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Andrew Chatfield writes in:

The Wesleyan University Orchestra and Wesleyan Concert Choir present
music by Charles Ives, Johann Sebastian Bach, and Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
under the direction of Adjunct Assistant Professor of Music Nadya Potemkina.

Date: Sunday, October 18th
Time: 3:00 PM-4:30 PM
Place: Crowell Concert Hall, 50 Wyllys Avenue, Middletown

Wesleyan University Orchestra featuring Concerto Competition Winners

Nadya_Potemkina_Wesleyan_University_OrchestraFrom the CFA:

The Wesleyan University Orchestra, under the direction of Adjunct Assistant Professor of Music Nadya Potemkina, presents a winning dish from October 2014’s “à la carte” menus—the audience voted for Modest Mussorgsky’s “Pictures at an Exhibition”—and the winners of the Wesleyan University Concerto Competition.

Date: Saturday, May 2
Time: 8-9 PM
Place: Crowell Concert Hall

A Symphony Á La Carte

From Andrew Chatfield:

Sample some of the greatest treasures of orchestral literature as the Wesleyan University Orchestra, under the direction of Adjunct Assistant Professor of Music Nadya Potemkina, showcases a selection of movements from several large-scale symphonic works, and presents an opportunity for the audience vote on which composition they would like to hear in its entirety in the spring. Become a part of the repertoire decision-making process!

Date: Saturday, October 25th, 2014
Time: 8PM
Place: Crowell Concert Hall

Wesleyan University Orchestra Fall Concert

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Can you hear those violins yet? From Harim Jung ’16: 

Join the Wesleyan University Orchestra in our first concert of the 2013-2014 season! This will be our first concert under the leadership of Wesleyan’s new conductor and professor, Nadya Potemkina.

We are very excited to present our amazing program that features the following works:

  • Overture from Don Giovanni – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  • Symphony No. 4 in F Minor, Op. 36 – Pytor Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Come and enjoy these beautiful works as we begin a new chapter for the Wesleyan Orchestra. The concert is FREE!!!

Date: Saturday, November 16th, 2013
Time: 8:00 PM
Place: Crowell Concert Hall
Cost: Free